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    Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

By |February 3rd, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Romantic relationships can be very rewarding, but they can also be quite challenging at times. Sometimes when we’re in the midst of an argument, it’s hard to know what differentiates normal, healthy discord from abusive behavior. According to one survey, one in three teens has been [...]

New Year’s Goals

By |January 15th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
Happy New Year! It’s the NEW YEAR! Doesn’t that make you excited!? No? You mean at the stroke of midnight you didn’t instantly feel like a new and improved version of yourself? If you didn’t go to the gym, learn French, cut out gluten, finish [...]

San Diego Parenting Tips

By |December 29th, 2014|

Article Summary By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

This article was written as a brief summary of a video posted on youtube by Parenting Gently. For more information, please see the 4 Ways Parents Teach Kids that Consent Doesn’t Matter video clip on youtube.

Teaching children consent and boundaries is a very important [...]

Premarital Therapy in San Diego

By |November 7th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

One of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make is who you choose to marry. Although plenty of people are not interested in marriage or do not get married for various reasons, 86% of women and 81% of men will be married before the age of 40 [...]

Time Management Tune-Up Techniques

By |September 25th, 2014|

By Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Time management is something we all talk about, but does anybody really know what it means? If it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day, one of two things is possible: You’re over-committed and need to cut something out, or your time management skills [...]

The Negative Impact of Cyberbullying

By |September 9th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

Next month marks the anniversary of something tragic that did not have to happen. On October 10th of 2012, 15-year-old Amanda Todd, from British Columbia, was driven to suicide by years of online abuse, extortion, and cyberbullying. Todd’s YouTube video, which she created about a month [...]

Childhood Obesity and Its Negative Implications

By |August 25th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD


September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Besides having potentially devastating consequences for physical health, childhood obesity has well-documented negative implications on children’s mental health as well.

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012. [...]

Thoughts for Couples

By |June 13th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

When we’ve been with our partner for so long, we get that ease and comfort that only comes from logging a lot of hours with someone. However, with that, things can get a little stale and commonplace. We tend to get into the same behavior patterns, [...]

Advice for Caregivers: Don’t Forget Yourself!

By |June 4th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

With more people now living well past the age of 70 in the United States, adult children are caregiving for their parents in more ways than ever before. Frequently, it is one child who ends up doing the majority of the caregiving1 – either due to [...]

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    5 Symptoms of Depression: When is Counseling in San Diego Recommended?

5 Symptoms of Depression: When is Counseling in San Diego Recommended?

By |May 19th, 2014|

Every adult experiences highs and lows in life, but when those lows get to be overwhelming, this is when it might be time for counseling in San Diego (or in any location for that matter).   Those who truly suffer from depression can’t always get better on their own or [...]